Mr Simon Lainson
B Ed, Grad Dip (Bible & Ministry)
Simon joined the staff team at Illawarra Christian School in 1999 and was appointed as Principal in 2008. He has a Bachelor of Secondary Education (Humanities and Social Sciences) from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Bible and Ministry from Sydney Missionary and Bible College.
Simon is married to Sarah, and they have six children. He values the partnership his family enjoys with Illawarra Christian School through his children’s education. Simon is an elder at Wollongong Baptist Church. As chairperson of the CEN Hub Board and member of the CEN NSW/ACT State Council, Simon plays an active role in the wider Christian education community.
Passionate about equipping staff and students with a faithful, Christ-centred worldview that informs all of life, Simon is excited to be leading a community of Christian educators, parents and students who learn and grow together under God’s grace.